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Place of No Return Paperback – 2014
"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
An intriguing tale about a Greek man (Elias) who is recruited by a secret political group to deliver two mysterious boxes to a man in America at the end of the Civil War, he little dreams how his life will change. The intended recipient is dead. Elias gives in to his curiosity and opens the box to discover $100,000.00 US dollars. He decides to keep it and make a new life for himself. Narrowly escaping becoming embroiled in a plot to kill the new President, Andrew Johnson, he makes his way to Mississippi, where he meets an interesting cast of characters. The intriguing tale intertwines the stories of a Jewish widow, a black cook, a mute Southern boy, a bewitching Greek girl and Anita Craig who becomes his wife. Part adventure, part romance, all captivating story, Place Of No Return takes the reader to the depths of despair and the heights of love as it traces the circle of life through the eyes of Elias Palamara. Nothing since Gone With the Wind has so brilliantly captured the essence and richness of the South.